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Student Accommodation

  • The University of Hull offers a number of housing options for both first-year undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as for those come to study at Hull from abroad.
  • The new Courtyard houses 560 students on the university’s main campus, enabling students to attend lectures and take advantage of the university's facilities in the evening. Accommodation includes a mixture os standard rooms in 8-bedroom flates, deluxe rooms in 4-bedroom flats and rooftop, one-bedroom apartments.
  • The university owns 102 two-storey terraced student houses which are located in the streets immediately adjacent to the campus. Most of our houses accommodate five people and offer self-catered accommodation in single rooms. Bathroom facilities are shared, and there is a kitchen for preparing meals. Most, but not all, also have a small social area within the kitchen which is great for getting to know your housemates.
  • The University of Hull also offers university leased accommodation where properties are owned by private landlords but managed by the university. Most properties have double beds (smaller rooms have singles) and all have shared bathroom facilities. Most, but not all, are located within a mile of the campus.

Accommodation Costs

University of Hull - Hull Campus

Number of university/college beds 3,033
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £3,500–£5,200
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,100–£3,800

The University of Hull

Number of university/college beds 3,033
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £3,500–£5,200
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,100–£3,800

Living Here

  • City Population: 256,406
  • Student Population: 23,043
  • One of England’s ten largest cities, Hull (officially Kingston-upon-Hull) is in the county of East Riding of Yorkshire and stands on the River Hull. 
  • It was founded in the 12th-century by the monks of Meaux Abbey who created a port at the junction of the rivers Hull and Humber. 
  • The city suffered severe damage during the Second World War (the Hull Blitz), and weathered a period of post-industrial decline. 
  • The early 21st-century spending boom saw the construction of new retail, commercial, housing and public-service buildings. Hull has been awarded the UK City of Culture for 2017.

Getting Around

  • Hull has good links to Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool, as well as the rest of the UK.
  • Easily accessible by car, via the A63, and M62.
  • The city-centre railway station is approximately 10 minutes’ drive from the University of Hull campus.
  • A good bus service runs in and around the city. A bus stop is located on Cottingham Road, just outside the main entrance to the University, with a 10-minute bus ride to the city centre.
  • Cycling is a popular way to get around Hull. There are lockable bike sheds on the University campus and at student residences.

Culture and Nightlife

  • Whether you’re into commercial dance, house, funk, reggae, R&B, hip-hop, electro, 80s/90s, indie or rock, you’ll find your niche at one of the city’s many night clubs.
  • Hull’s lively social scene includes numerous restaurants, traditional pubs and bars. Newlands Avenue and Prince’s Avenue have seen a rapid extension in continental-style bars and cafes.
  • Hull has a large number of parks and green spaces. Pearson Park contains a lake and a Victorian conservatory housing birds and reptiles. East Park has a large boating lake and a collection of birds and animals.
  • There are many museums in Hull, all of which are free.
  • Hull Fair, one of the country’s oldest and largest, takes place in early October each year, centred on Walton Street outdoor market.